Posts tagged "genocide"

Ugandan Genocide, On Schedule

The Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill, also known as the "kill the gays" bill, never went away.  We were just supposed to think it did.  A debate of the bill is set to begin before Uganda's parliament in the next few months, writes Warren Throckmorton, who last week interviewed the author of the bill, David...

God-Led Government

Catch The Revealer founder, Jeff Sharlet, talking about his new book, C Street, on NPR's "Fresh Air" today.  Among the topics: the anti-gay bill in Uganda, the definition of homosexuality, and The Family, genocide.  The discussion follows up on Jeff's recent article, "Straight man's burden," at Harper's magazine and "Dangerous Liaisons" at The...

The Strange Moves of The Economist

By Jeff Sharlet The reverence with which so many upper-middle class Americans read The Economist has always puzzled me. There’s much to admire about the magazine, but it generally performs the same function as Newsweek, boiling down events into centrist conventional wisdom, facts be damned. A report in the July 3, 2010 issue, “The religious right...

Freedom Rides For the Unborn.

A new kind of liberation theology has taken over the "pro-life" movement, with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s niece, Alveda King, at the wheel. Tomorrow in Birmingham, Alabama -- "on the site where peaceful civil rights activists were attacked with dogs and water hoses," as Fr. Frank Pavone, director of Priests for Life, writes...